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Harbor freight lathe 65345 belt

08-11-2014 05:31 PM by Nate10

Hey everybody! New to this site and I need some help! I have a model 65345 ha...

2 08-11-2014 05:43 PM
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Walker-Turner 5121 Lathe

07-13-2014 02:59 AM by CC1299

Hi,Back in HS in the early 80’s I rebuilt a WT Wood lathe, and as years...

2 08-11-2014 01:24 PM
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Re-adjusting speed selector

08-08-2014 02:35 PM by kmetzger

At the school for kids where I teach woodturning, a student turned the speed ...

2 08-08-2014 03:02 PM
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Captive Ring Tool?

08-06-2014 01:30 PM by patrad

Hi All,I’m somewhat new to turning after taking a class. I have many t...

4 08-06-2014 02:26 PM
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Interesting Russian turning tools

11-25-2013 04:35 AM by Rick M.

Watching a tv show today called How do they do it?, basically another How It&...

25 08-04-2014 06:19 AM
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Learning Multi Axis Woodturning

07-29-2014 07:04 PM by Roper

Hello everyone, I have gotten a lot of questions in the past 6 months on how ...

3 07-29-2014 08:30 PM
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How much head stock runout is acceptable?

07-25-2014 06:03 PM by Bonj

I have an old General 160 lathe that I bought used. Over the two years I’ve h...

13 07-28-2014 03:42 PM
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Help/Question with a Rikon mini lathe

07-27-2014 03:45 PM by Tim Dahn

I have some wobble in my lathe, so much so that when I rough out a piece and ...

5 07-27-2014 11:55 PM
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Oval wood turning jig

07-25-2014 12:24 AM by TopamaxSurvivor

This oval jig looks a little spooky to me. What do you experienced turners t...

18 07-27-2014 05:19 PM
View Dan Krager's profile

Looking for unusual tool

07-26-2014 10:09 PM by Dan Krager

I have seen, but don’t remember where, an 18” (or so) hollow tool...

3 07-27-2014 12:12 AM
View wiskeyweasel's profile

Houston area turner needed

07-11-2014 12:33 AM by wiskeyweasel

Fellas, I’ve got a friend needing a large baseball bat turned. 5 feet l...

1 07-26-2014 09:47 PM
View Geophyrd's profile to the forum

07-22-2014 02:00 AM by Geophyrd

I’ve been turning for a number of years. I recently bought the new Har...

16 07-24-2014 08:34 PM
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Ongoing Segmented Whatever...

06-29-2014 04:02 PM by Tedster

Since it will be at least a week, probably longer, till I can stock up on pen...

32 07-23-2014 01:18 AM
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Spindel measurements question.

07-22-2014 01:53 PM by Biggamefish

I have a powermatic lathe that takes a morse taper #2. I want to get a colle...

3 07-23-2014 01:10 AM
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Test Build of a Segmented Ring Video

07-22-2014 04:48 PM by KE4NYV

I recently bought some nice black walnut and maple boards and decided my firs...

0 07-22-2014 04:48 PM
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Cherry Burl Pen

07-22-2014 12:58 AM by mdennisusa1

I have 19 Black Cherry Burl Pen blanks from an old burl I’ve had a ...

0 07-22-2014 12:58 AM
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Any options besides a drill press chuck?

07-20-2014 04:03 AM by Blakep

I took a drill press apart that was given to me a while back and used the pa...

6 07-21-2014 07:14 PM
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Should gouges be as sharp as razors?

07-14-2014 03:42 AM by ColonelTravis

Bought a low-end lathe and some turning chisels then realized I had nothing t...

21 07-18-2014 09:46 PM
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Newbie getting started with calls (lathe question)

07-07-2014 03:05 PM by Biggamefish

I have the itch to make some calls. My family has a powermatic lathe, I am n...

6 07-17-2014 10:33 AM
View kmetzger's profile

Hex nut for faceplate

06-28-2014 06:05 PM by kmetzger

Hello all, I’m planning to make my own faceplate using a 1×8 tip hex nut...

9 07-15-2014 05:53 PM

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